In this session you will learn the various ways you can host Drupal sites on Microsoft's public cloud platform including deploying from Git/GitHub to Azure Web Sites as well as provisioning a complete Linux web stack to host Drupal on Windows Azure. In this session you will also learn how to implement the Windows Azure Authentication module which provides social logins for your Drupal site.
Detailed topics I will cover include:
How to build and deploy a Drupal site on Azure Web Sites, deployed from GitHub with continuous integration. How to configure autoscaling to scale a Drupal site up or down automatically. How to provision and configure Ubuntu Linux VM in Windows Azure using the Azure Portal and from bash using the Azure CLI tools. How to provision a pre-built Drupal on Ubuntu community image from VM Depot in Azure. How to implement the Windows Azure Auth Drupal Module to provide authentication using Google or Microsoft (Live ID) accounts for a Drupal site hosted on Windows Azure.